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06-16-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By BobsPoprad

Great video, and he said the magic formula: N+1😁

Great video, and he said the magic formula: N+1😁
05-11-22, 05:37 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,715
Posted By BobsPoprad

To the OP, I used to ride groups. Then...

To the OP,

I used to ride groups. Then moving away forced me to ride solo, or maybe with one other rider.
I've gotten to the point where I enjoy riding solo, no pressure to keep up, go where and...
12-15-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 6,716
Posted By BobsPoprad

That's my motto. Classy or not, if you can't be...

That's my motto. Classy or not, if you can't be good, at least look good! Not that I actually achieve this...
10-08-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,963
Posted By BobsPoprad

There are jerks everywhere. Sounds like the...

There are jerks everywhere.

Sounds like the wife agreed with your assessment.

Good to just ride away.👍
10-01-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,319
Posted By BobsPoprad

Used not to...until I realized it actually helps...

Used not to...until I realized it actually helps keeping the sun out of eyes. Yep, doesn't look as cool, but I'm in the 50+ forum, so who cares, right?
09-21-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,158
Posted By BobsPoprad

:twitchy::twitchy:

:twitchy::twitchy:
09-08-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,422
Posted By BobsPoprad

Too many people using the paths. So I: 1....

Too many people using the paths.

So I: 1. Slow down, 2. Ring my bell, 3. Yell "On your left." Or, "On your right," and 4. Always assume I might have to leave the actual path.

And here's my...
09-07-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,853
Posted By BobsPoprad

Rode it.🧐🤣

Rode it.🧐🤣
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-21, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 547,093
Posted By BobsPoprad

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Same old scenery...just different direction.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,717
Posted By BobsPoprad

Maybe I'll have to try the 5000.

Maybe I'll have to try the 5000.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,717
Posted By BobsPoprad

If you don't mind compromising a bit of weight...

If you don't mind compromising a bit of weight and perhaps handling, continental Gatorskins are a favorite of mine. Less prone to flats.
I know, can of worms and all.
Having said that, GPs are good...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 547,093
Posted By BobsPoprad

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07-31-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,787
Posted By BobsPoprad

Just shy of 57. We just moved for the...

Just shy of 57.

We just moved for the wife's job. We now live like 2/10 of a mile from a system of bike paths. Instead of feeling the pressure of getting 30-40 mile rides in 2-3 times a week...
07-27-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,939
Posted By BobsPoprad

And if you take the $$$$ for the cost of the...

And if you take the $$$$ for the cost of the bike, and divide it by how many days you plans on riding said bike, turns out to be pretty cheap entertainment/exercise.

At any rate, that is what I...
07-23-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,589
Posted By BobsPoprad

Where I live there are a few. The other day I...

Where I live there are a few. The other day I passed a guy who was walking with a flat. Said he didn't have a pump. So I showed him the station...broken pump. 😠
Forum: Triathlon
07-22-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,809
Posted By BobsPoprad

Best thing you can do is go to a specialty...

Best thing you can do is go to a specialty running shop. The good ones will have people who have run for years and can help you decide based on your stride, style, etc.
like some have said, lots of...
07-16-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 699
Posted By BobsPoprad

I really don't have room for another bike. Hard...

I really don't have room for another bike. Hard to fit 7 in the garage now, and that's with 3 hanging up. It just looked pretty cool. Reminds me of the 70s when a guy wired his bike for light,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 271,606
Posted By BobsPoprad

​​​​​​ Just plain HOT.

​​​​​​ Just plain HOT.
07-09-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 25,950
Posted By BobsPoprad

In my case, not sure "fast" is the word to use....

In my case, not sure "fast" is the word to use. More like "not slow."
06-06-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,122
Posted By BobsPoprad

I run the Marathons on my converted MTN...

I run the Marathons on my converted MTN bike...heavy, but roll nice and pretty darn durable.
ON my old Lemond, 700c, I run Gatorskins Hardshell, in a 32. I'd like to go bigger next time I buy...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 455,221
Posted By BobsPoprad

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,496
Posted By BobsPoprad

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My Lemond.
05-06-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,622
Posted By BobsPoprad

I used to ride with a guy who had an older 911...

I used to ride with a guy who had an older 911 with a rack on top. Had a nice bike too.
05-03-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,596
Posted By BobsPoprad

on an old route before I moved there was a place...

on an old route before I moved there was a place out in the country. The dog would run along the ditch, silently, out of sight. When he got up to speed, he'd cut over to the pavement.
Good thing...
05-03-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 12,727
Posted By BobsPoprad

I have always taken the POV of riding my heavier...

I have always taken the POV of riding my heavier bikes most of the time. Save my lighter bike for group rides where we got a little competitive at times (don't do that anymore). Haven't taken out my...
05-01-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,334
Posted By BobsPoprad

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New fork, headset and stem.
05-13-20, 04:20 PM
04-26-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,447
Posted By BobsPoprad

:lol:

:lol:
04-08-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,807
Posted By BobsPoprad

Well, I just ordered Butt'r that I was running...

Well, I just ordered Butt'r that I was running low on. Planning on looking at it in the stand this weekend.

Thanks.
03-29-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By BobsPoprad

I'm jealous. Used to live in Tucson. Now I wait...

I'm jealous. Used to live in Tucson. Now I wait for months for nice weather.
03-29-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,091
Posted By BobsPoprad

I think Marcus Aurelius said something...

I think Marcus Aurelius said something similar:thumb:
Forum: Introductions
03-23-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,768
Posted By BobsPoprad

Welcome! I used to be into road riding big time....

Welcome! I used to be into road riding big time. I have grown to appreciate the mtn bike. Mainly gravel roads. I have a "puncture proof" slick so I can ride on the pavement, then veer off to country...
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